Huawei Unveils the HUAWEI P20 and HUAWEI P20 Pro
Bangalore – March 29, 2018 – At an exclusive launch event held today at the iconic Grand Palais, Huawei Consumer Business Group unveiled the much-anticipated HUAWEI P20 and HUAWEI P20 Pro. The HUAWEI P20 Pro features the world’s first Leica triple camera and both devices include unprecedented AI advances, combining technology and art to bring to life a groundbreaking smartphone experience.
Huawei setnew expectations for smartphone photography with the launch of the HUAWEI P9,the first Leica dual camera. With the debut of the HUAWEI P20 Series, Huaweimakes capturing professional quality images a truly effortless experience foreveryone.
“We look forinspiration from artists to continuously evolve our approach to design andinnovation,” said Richard Yu, Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Consumer BusinessGroup. “The HUAWEI P20 Series builds on the legacy of our collaboration withLeica. With a breakthrough triple camera on the HUAWEI P20 Pro, an advanceddual camera on the HUAWEI P20, and powerful artificial intelligence on both,today’s most vibrant consumers can capture and share the brilliance of theworld around them.”
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Keyfeatures of the HUAWEI P20 Series include:
· Anadvanced camera system to capture more light, more details and more beauty,featuring a revolutionary Leica triple camera and 5x Hybrid Zoom on the HUAWEIP20 Pro, and a Leica dual camera on the HUAWEI P20;
·Innovativephotography features, including Master AI with AI-driven professionalphotography and HUAWEI AIS (AI Image Stabilization), a powerful AIstabilization technology;
·Atimeless design with barely-there bezels and all-new gradient colors;
· Ultimateperformance, featuring the NPU on Kirin 970 and EMUI 8.1 based on Android™ 8.1for a premium and smooth user experience.
Huawei also unveiled the PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS(Race Sport). Continuing its collaboration with the exclusive luxury brand, thePORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS features Porsche Design’s signature functionaldesign language and Huawei’s cutting-edge technology and craftsmanship.
AnExquisite Combination of Art and Technology for the Fashion Forward
The HUAWEIP20 Series features a striking, fashion-forward aesthetic. Most notably, theHUAWEI P20 and HUAWEI P20 Pro come in all-new, exclusive, fashionablecolors, Twilight and Pink Gold, achieved by applying several layers of NCVM*optical coatings underneath the glass back, so light hitting the surfacerefracts and creates a vivid, yet gradual change of hue.The HUAWEI P20 andHUAWEI P20 Pro are also available in Black and Midnight Blue.
The 5.8-inchscreen HUAWEI P20 and 6.1-inch screen HUAWEI P20 Pro feature ultra-thin bezelsand impressive screen-to-body ratios for better viewing experiences with moreon-screen information, whether reading or gaming. The HUAWEI FullView Displayseamlessly blends with rounded edges, making the device comfortable to hold.
Inspiredby Light and Technology, a Stunning Device Designed for Every PhotographyFan
The HUAWEIP20 Series reflects the art of light, with camera features that enhance thesmartphone photography experience. The HUAWEI P20 Pro features a Leica triplecamera with the highest total pixel count on a smartphone availablein the market – the camera configuration is comprised of a 40MP RGB sensor, a20MP monochrome sensor and an 8MP sensor with telephoto lens. It also featuresa color temperature sensor for better color reproduction. With f/1.8, f/1.6 andf/2.4 wide aperture to capture crisp, clear details, the HUAWEI P20 Pro alsoincludes a brand new Leica 3x telephoto (VARIO-SUMMILUX-H 1:1.6-2.4/27-80ASPH)lens for long-range photography of up to 5x Hybrid Zoom. The HUAWEI P20 Pro’shighly sensitive image sensor captures low light photos with up to ISO 102400.
The HUAWEIP20 builds on its predecessor’s foundation with a Leica dual camera featuring a12MP lens with a pixel size as high as 1.55 μm, and a 20MP monochrome lens,enhancing the HUAWEI P20’s ability to capture photos in low-light settings.
TheHUAWEI P20 Series devices support six-axis stabilization and 960fps super slowmotion, which is 4x higher than the standard 240fps and captures detailsthat cannot be seen with the naked eye. With Ultra Snapshot mode, thedevices can capture an image in as little as 0.3 seconds by just doubleclicking the down volume button, even from an off screen.
Master AIPhotography Experience for Everyone, Everywhere
With theKirin 970 processor, the HUAWEI P20 Series automatically identifies morethan 500 scenarios in 19 categories and selects photography modes andcamera settings to deliver incredible, professional-looking images – even fornovice photographers. In addition, HUAWEI AIS steadies handheld night shots forincredible long exposure images without a tripod. Brand new to Huawei’sadvanced camera system is 4D predictive focus. In this mode, thecamera predicts moving objects and focuses on them with extreme efficiencyto capture minute details of objects in motion. In addition, the HUAWEI P20Series features AI-Assisted Composition, providing intelligent suggestions toframe group shots and landscapes.
The HUAWEIP20 and HUAWEI P20 Pro feature a 24MP selfie camera** with AI beautificationand 3D portrait lighting – the result is beautiful selfies with healthy-lookingskin tone adjustments, delicately outlined facial details and realistic 3Dfeature enhancements.
Additionally,the HUAWEI HiAI Ecosystem enhances a variety of app experiences. For instance,the HUAWEI P20 Series includes on-device Prisma processing, which supportsreal-time filter recommendations based on scene and object recognition – thecalculation speed is three to four times that of the cloud version.
Inpartnership with Google, the HUAWEI P20 Series supports Google ARCoredelivering advanced AR capabilities.
Collaborationwith Porsche Design Delivers a New Level of Luxury and Technology
The PORSCHEDESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS combines Porsche Design’s signature brand aesthetic withHuawei’s mobile engineering expertise setting a newstandard in luxury smartphones. The PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS features a Leica triplecamera with the highest total pixel count on a smartphone availablein the market – the camera configuration is comprised of a 40MP RGB sensor, a20MP monochrome sensor and an 8MP sensor with telephoto lens. This is theworld’s first smartphone equipped with microcapsule PCM – an aerospace coolingtechnology for maintaining a safe temperature. In addition, the PORSCHE DESIGNHUAWEI Mate RS features an innovative in-screen fingerprint sensor which allowsconsumers to wake up the device by floating their finger above the display,while touching the sensor to unlock the device is lightning fast. The backfingerprint sensor can also be used to unlock the device or to access a second,secure space. The 6-inch OLED 2K curved screen PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS isavailable in Black, and for the first time, in an eye-catching Red***.
Introducedon the HUAWEI Mate 10 Series, the HUAWEI P20 Series and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEIMate RS feature TÜV Safety Certified HUAWEI SuperCharge. Both the HUAWEI P20Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS have a 4,000 mAh battery – the HUAWEI P20features a 3,400 mAh battery – with AI-powered Battery Management. The PORSCHEDESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS is the first Huawei smartphone to enable quick wirelesscharging.
The HUAWEIP20 Series and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate RS are immediately availableglobally.